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14 Stanhope Lens Items

Title
[14 Stanhope Lens Items]
Format
Realia
Published
Undated.
Description
[14] items: various mediums; various sizes.
Notes
Title supplied by cataloger.
Stanhope lenses and photographs from original Kinsey Institute collection.
Summary
Collection of 13 holders, of various types, for viewing miniature photographs mounted on Stanhope lenses, photographs depict female figures; 1 unmounted Stanhope lens with photograph of a woman performing fellatio on a seated man in a suit.
[1]: Penknife Stanhope, 4.25 in. x .75 in. x .5 in. (6 in. unsheathed); engraving of "Souvenir of Habana" on one side, "Habana Capitol Building" and picture of building printed on otherside. [2]: Pocketknife Stanhope, 2.75 in. x .5 in. x .25 in. (4.25 in. unsheathed); wood and metal; carved in the shape of a leg, Stanhope is enclosed in the hinge. [3]: Pipe Stanhope, 1.75 in. x 1 in. x 1.5 in., stem has broken off, bowl, shank, and foot remain; Stanhope is enclosed in the foot of the pipe. [4]: Miniature Walking Stick, 2.75 in. x .25 in. x .25 in.; ornately carved shaft, Stanhope is enclosed in knobbed handle. [5]: Ring, 1.25 in. x 1 in. x .25 in.; detailed band, round solitaire stone under which the Stanhope is enclosed, bottom of ring is split. [6]: Ring, 1 in. x .25 in. x .25 in.; detailed band, round solitaire stone under which the Stanhope is enclosed. [7]: Miniature Binocular Charm, 1 in x .75 in. x .25 in.; bronze colored miniature binoculars, a Stanhope is enclosed in each of the lenses, one side of binoculars has begun to split open. [8]: Miniature Binocular Charm, .75 in. x .75 in. x .25 in.; bone or wood, and metal; cream colored miniature binoculars, Stanhopes enclosed in both lenses, images differ. [9]: Miniature Binocular Charm, .75 in x .50 in. x .25 in.; grey colored miniature binocular charm,, Stanhopes enclosed in both lenses, images differ. [10]: Miniature Telescope Charm, .75 in. x .25 in. x .25 in.; cream colored miniature telescope charm, Stanhope enclosed in lens, wide base. [11]: Miniature Telescope Charm, .75 in. x .25 in. x .25 in.; cream colored miniature telescope charm, Stanhope enclosed in lens, narrow base. [12]: Pig Charm, 1 in. x .5 in. x .25 in.; brown colored pig with Stanhope inserted inside; open mouth; viewfinder in anus. [13]: Miniature Item, .5 in. x .25 in. x .5 in.; wood or bone; cream colored item resembling a miniature stool, Stanhope enclosed in the middle third part of the item, possible related to writing equipment or sewing accessories. [14]: Unenclosed Erotic Stanhope Lens, .25 in. x less than 1 in. x less than 1 in.; gift of donor, depicts a woman performing fellatio on a seated man in a suit.
Kinsey subjects
Art--France--20th century.
Glassware.
Photography.
Photography early works--France.
Nudes in photographs--Female.
Nudes in photographs--Male.
Sculpture.
Carved figures.
Novelties.
Covert novelties.
Fellatio.
Penis in art.
Breast in art.
Covert in art.

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
2014.11.1-14
Location
Kinsey Institute Library - Art